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Amrut Mishra and Joey Richards receive $2,000 award!

September 22, 2021

Amrut Mishra received a $2,000 award to curate and design a prelude exhibit, alongside Joey Richards, for Carolina Performing Art’s upcoming installation Atmospheric Memory. Atmospheric Memory is a breathtaking interactive art environment where you can see, hear, and even touch the sounds … Continued

Democracy and Public Discourse

September 8, 2021

When it comes to politics, public discourse has become a shouting match, and Americans seem to talk past one another. Is the anger and polarization a sign of failing democracy, or just the way politics has to be? What do … Continued

Dr. Alice Marwick Wins 2021 Hettleman Prize

September 3, 2021

Dr. Alice Marwick (Communication, College of Arts and Sciences) The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four promising faculty members who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise. Dr. … Continued

Professor Monahan Receives NSF Grant to Support Dual-Career Academics

September 3, 2021

Prof. Torin Monahan has recently been awarded a 3-year National Science Foundation grant focused on university hiring practices for—and job market experiences of—dual-career academics. With long-time research collaborator Prof. Jill A. Fisher, this Co-PI project will investigate researchers’ perceptions of … Continued

2020 PhD Graduate Awarded ACLS Fellowship

July 12, 2021

Elizabeth Melton was recently awarded a fellowship through the American Council of Learned Societies! Per their website, “The Leading Edge Fellowship program aims to demonstrate the potential of people with advanced degrees in the humanities and humanistic social sciences to … Continued

Professor Dana Coen wins Silver Bullet Screenplay Award!

June 8, 2021

Director of our Writing for the Screen and Stage Minor, Professor Dana Coen, has just won Age Inclusion in Media’s inaugural Silver Bullet Screenplay Award. Per Professor Coen, “Contestants had to be either over 40 over have a central character … Continued